#Nonfiction

News on new nonfiction books and recommendations for the best nonfiction books, including historical books, biographies, nonfiction books for kids, and more, from Book Riot.

8 Books About the History of Eugenics in the United States

Responses to COVID-19 have made obvious the eugenicist logic that still influences U.S. medical and political policy, and books like Killing the Black Body by Dorothy Roberts provide vital background.

Love Notes: 10 Terrific Nonfiction Books About Music

If you love music, pick up one of these nonfiction books that cover different genres, like Major Labels: A History of Popular Music in Seven Genres by Kelefa Sanneh.

Inspiring Interior Design Books

If you love interior design — whether it’s because you love creating your space or just imagining creating your space — enjoy these books, including Jungalow.

You Can Handle the Truth: Exciting Upcoming 2022 Nonfiction Books

True dat: You *can* handle the truth and get a true attitude with these 10 exciting upcoming 2022 nonfiction books, like Requiem for the Massacre: A Black History on the Conflict, Hope, and Fallout of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre by RJ Young.

15 Books About Lesser-Known Women Who Made History

From rulers and scientists to activists, artists, and journalists, add these books about women who made history to your TBR pile, including Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America by Mayukh Sen.

The Value of Mental Health Memoirs From the Sidelines

Why we need more mental health memoirs from the perspective of caregivers, parents, siblings, children, partners, and friends of those with severe mental illness.

8 of The Best Mental Health Nonfiction For Teen Readers

This list of nonfiction reads is for the teens struggling with the mental health. May you find something comforting and insightful, like (Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health By Kelly Jensen.

20 Must-Read Nonfiction Books by Women

From memoirs to creative nonfiction— women are writing some of the best nonfiction our there. Here are a few to put on your radar, like The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui.

15 of the Most Anticipated and Best Cookbooks Of 2022

Looking for the best cookbooks 2022 has to offer? We’ve rounded up the most anticipated titles coming out this year, including Snacks for Dinner by Lukas Volger.

Enough About Me: 12 Exciting Upcoming 2022 Memoirs

Tell me about it, stud: Here are 12 exciting upcoming 2022 memoirs full of hot goss and amazing stories for you to add to your TBRs, including Finding Me: A Memoir by Viola Davis.